The latest stage of the 2016 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, one of the sport’s biggest and most exciting amateur tournaments, takes place at Pravets Golf Club in Sofia, Bulgaria on 14 May 2016.
The next of 101 qualifiers for the global event, which is enjoying a growing reputation after three hugely successful previous years, will feature more than 60 players, all personally-invited guests of Turkish Airlines.
One winner will progress to the Grand Final in Antalya, Turkey, this October, while there will also be memorable prizes for, the runner-up, third place, best gross and nearest-the-pin prizes for men and women.
“We are proud to be hosting the latest 2016 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup qualifier in Sofia,” Bilal Arpaci, General Manager for Turkish Airlines Sofia, said. “We are excited to be welcoming everyone to the world class facilities at Pravets Golf Club. We are sure the players will have a day to remember and wish them all the very best of luck.
”Winners of the Grand Final progress to play in the 2016 Turkish Airlines Open pro-am, while all finalists are to enjoy a seven-night stay in an all-inclusive hotel, two rounds of golf and VIP passes to the Turkish Airlines Open, the $7,000,000 European Tour event, from Thursday to Sunday.
The event is backed by Global Sponsor the Financial Times, with Conte of Florence the Official Clothing and Fashion Partner.
Turkish Airlines, which was recently voted Best Airline in Europe for the fifth consecutive year, as well as World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge and World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining in 2015, launched the World Golf Cup in 2013. It featured 12 qualifying events and was won by China’s Han Liang. His prize for victory was partnering world number one and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods in the Turkish Airlines Open pro-am. 2015 winner Neill Bam from Johannesburg proved successful in the 2015 series and went on to partner Rory McIlroy, a once in a lifetime opportunity.
Pravets Golf & Spa has fast gained a reputation within the Bulgarian golfing fraternity for the quality and condition of the golf course. The club is the centre-piece of an excellent 4-star resort that offers a 240-key hotel, spa, conference, leisure and a host of other activities. Situated only 40 minutes from the Capital City Sofia, the resort is a popular weekend retreat and it is now gaining attention from international visitors.
Braemar Golf is a leading golf management, construction and advisory firm with its headquarters at the home of golf in St Andrews. They currently have projects in Russia, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Portugal and the UK.
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